Travel Grants

ISCA and Interspeech 2024 are jointly offering a limited number of grants to students and early career scientists in order to support their participation in the Interspeech 2024 conference.

Important Dates

  • Application Portal Opens: Thursday, 6th June 2024
  • Application Portal Closes: Friday, 14th June 2024 (Midnight, CET)
  • Early Registration Ends: Wednesday, 19th June 2024
  • Notifications Sent: Friday, 28th June 2024

Please note in order to be eligible for a grant, you will need to be the (co-)author of an accepted paper at Interspeech 2024.

Important Registration Information

As grant notifications will be made after the final paper upload and paper presenter registration deadline and the early bird registration deadline, applicants should register as required by the conference to avail of the early bird rate.

 Upon registration, please check the box labeled “I have applied for a travel grant” on the personal details page, along with selecting your preferred form of payment on the payment page. By selecting “Pay Later” option, you will be eligible for the early bird registration fee and any additional reservations made including hotel accommodation.

Once the Travel Grant notifications are made, the registration fee will be waived for successful applicants and the conference secretariat will adjust your registration and reissue your confirmation email.

Unsuccessful applicants will be advised on Friday, 28th June 2024 and have until Friday, 5th July 2024 to make payment at the early bird rate. After this date any accommodation reserved on the registration form may not be guaranteed. If they no longer wish to attend the conference, we ask that they notify the conference secretariat immediately at


The grants for participation in Interspeech 2024 will be administered by ISCA.

The purpose of the grants is to support a diversity of both scientific topics at the conference, as well as a wide representation of the international speech science and technology community. Applicants from all countries are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants from under-represented segments of our community, both geographically and otherwise.

Application Process

Applicants must complete an online application form.

Applications require the following supporting documents to be uploaded when completing the online application form:

i) A copy of the paper(s), submitted to, and accepted by the conference
ii) The letter of acceptance of paper(s) you will present at the conference
iii) Your curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications
iv) A recommendation letter (or email) by your supervisor or the Director of your laboratory

Applications can be submitted between Thursday, 6th June 2024, and the application deadline at midnight CET, Friday, 14th June 2024 (Midnight, CET).

The application must be submitted using the online application form

Notification of acceptance or otherwise will be sent to applicants by Friday, 28th June 2024.

The deadline for grant applications is strict, and applicants are encouraged to start preparing the required documents early.

Successful applicants will receive a variable grant amount. The variable grant will be allotted, as per the following:

  • 500 Euro for grantees whose affiliation is from the same continent where Interspeech is being organized.
  • 1000 Euro for grantees whose affiliation is from other continents (applications from less-represented countries are also considered).
  • 2500 Euro for grantees whose affiliation is from less-represented and low-income countries.

The grant amount will be used to pay the following items:

1 – The appropriate conference registration fee

2 – Hotel accommodation

3 – Travel expenses including flight tickets, and other transportation

The reimbursement will be processed after the conference upon submission of receipt copies or deducted from your balance in the conference registration and tourist services booking. 

Note: As the conference secretariat and the official travel agent, Ortra is pleased to offer assistance in purchasing your flight ticket. If you opt for this service, you will be required to provide to Ortra your travel dates, preferred airport, and a copy of your passport. Ortra will then send you the itinerary for confirmation before proceeding with ticketing.

If you are awarded for the grants above, the grant registration will also cover one paper for which you are (co-)author.


If you have any enquiries about the travel grant, please contact:

Enquiries relating to Interspeech 2024 conference registration should be sent to: